Gene and Carol Nicholson of East Liverpool celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23.
The couple was married on Aug. 23, 1958, at the Church of Christ in Lisbon by Ray Beggs. They made East Liverpool their home where they raised four children and where Mr. Nicholson worked as an insurance salesman for Prudential.
The Nicholsons were honored at a surprise 50th anniversary party given by their children and families at their daughter and son-in-law's residence, Lori and Bill Shivers. Approximately 70 friends and family attended.
The celebration was hosted by Lori (Nicholson) and Bill Shivers of Salem, and their three children, Alisha, Morgan, and Mackenzie; Rob and Jackie Nicholson of Chandler, Ariz., and their two children, Joe and Chelsie; Shawnae (Nicholson) and Greg Carlisle of Salem, and their two children, Hunter and Hadley; and Ty and Susan Nicholson of Salem, and their daughter Hensley.